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Forgotten Treasures
Worldwide Sounds

Forgotten Treasure: Los Yorks’ “Cielo” (1967)

As a Latin-American Uruguayan girl, contributing to a North America-based website, I feel the need to re-discover and share with you some music from my surroundings. A few miles (2000) away from where I live is a country called Peru. You may instantly think about bright strong colours, markets, people chatting loudly, …

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Forgotten Treasures

Forgotten Treasure: Azucar de Caña “Eva Ayllón”

Oh nostalgic Montreal winters. Every year I fear your bitter cold days but revel in the knowledge and experiences you bring me. Think what you may of Black History Month, it does have a way of bringing our attention the beautiful and intricate Afro-tapestry. The legacy of African culture and …

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Future Classics

Future Classic: Yoruba Andabo “La Gozadera”

Happy New Year!!! I know I’m crazy late on the best wishes but I was out of town for a while. It had been too long since I had reconnected with my roots so I went back home to Cuba for an extended vacation. If you’ve ever wondered where my …

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Forgotten Treasure: Sergio Cuevas “The Artistry of Sergio Cuevas” (1969)

Tuesday morning mystery: Who is Sergio Cuevas? Seriously, we would really like to know. There’s a surprisingly insignificant amount of online information regarding this legendary musician, so if any of our readers out there have any leads, you know where to reach us. Here’s what we’ve found so far: Sergio …

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Mix Of The Day
Boogie / Funk / Disco Jazz Soul

24 Hours Of Vinyl #8 – AKI – NAV – JOHN KONG – A MAN CALLED WARWICK (Toronto)

This is mix recorded live from our 24 HOURS OF VINYL #8 event in Toronto presented by Jameson Irish Whiskey. Here is Part 1 of the final four hours of the great 24HOV event we hosted in Toronto. And what better way to finish it off than with three of the finest music …

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Mix Of The Day

Mix of the Day: DJ Hubbz “Madrugada Boogaloo”

My man, DJ Hubbz, just dropped this fresh Latin mix for your ears. Definitely keeps the sunshine vibes going as we enter into the fall season. Essential listening. .Aunque No Tengo Dinero Intro .Makala – Ska con Boogaloo .Brooklyn Funk Essentials – Big Apple Boogaloo .Spanish Fly – Brooklyn Boogaloo …

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Future Classics

Future Classic: Boogat “Eres Hecha Para Mí”

I never bought into “post-racial” as an idea. What we are still goes a long way to explain who we are, regardless of what the politically-correct try to hammer down our collective ear. Boogat is a prime example of how one is forged in this brave new world: a Quebec …

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Mix Of The Day

Mix of the day: “Cultures of Soul” (Laidback Radio)

Deano Sounds has been DJing and collecting vintage records for over a decade now. In 2008 he started DJing for Viva Radio and created his Cultures of Soul Radio Show which features eclectic vintage music for the dancefloor from across the globe. Soon after he started his own record label, …

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Mix Of The Day

Mix of the Day: Moonstarr “Winter Samba”

A really great guest mix from our dear friend mr. Moonstarr. He did this one a few years ago and it’s timeless! This one is definitely helping us get through the last months of the long Montreal winter. 01 – Edu Lobo – Jogo De Roda 02 – Vinicius De …

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Mix Of The Day
Soul

Mix of the Day: Hubbz “Natural Instinct” 45’s Mix

My brother from another mother, the one and only, DJ Hubbz, just dropped a new all 45 mix for the heads. This mix is a seamless fusion of funk, cumbia, dub & latin infused beats. On top of being one of the nicest guys around, Hubbz is one of the …

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Soul

Marcos Valle Reissues : “Self Titled” + “Garra”

via TurntableLab: “CLASSIC BRAZILIAN SINGER, SONGWRITER AND PRODUCER MARCOS VALLE CATALOG REISSUES. Light In The Attic is no stranger to digging up obscure pieces and shedding some much needed light on them (see Rodriguez, Jim Sullivan, etc). Times were turbulent in Brazil in the late 60′s heading into the 70′s with the …

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Forgotten Treasures
Jazz Soul

Forgotten Treasure: Mulatu Astatke Ethiopian Quintet “Afro-Latin Soul” (1966)

A few years ago, a friend of mine bought me this record for my birthday. My friend knew I had never heard of Mulatu Astatke and his Ethiopian Quintet, but because she used to live with me, knew all about my love for Jazz, Mexicali Brass, Latin Jazz and Afro …

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